Program Note:

The conductor raises his arm to cue the entrance of yet another majestic Russian
tune. The French horn prepares for its solo – The solo. It’s the finale of the Firebird.

In the absence of sound, a conductor’s gesture may be perceived as performative, bordering on absurd. It was Stravinsky’s


"A Note on Triumph" by Sivan Eldar

Posted by Sivan Eldar on May 10, 2009

Performed by Nils Bultmann on a 5-string MIDI Zeta violin passing through an effects processor (Oberheim GM-1000); Stereo reduction mix (from four-channel).